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28 April, 2020 - 22:56
Ancient Pompeiians Built Parts of the City With Recycled Trash
Archaeologists have determined rubbish mounds outside the city walls at Pompeii were “recycling sites” where trash was sorted, reformed and resold, revealing the ancient Pompeiians were eco-conscious...
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5 January, 2020 - 22:52
Trashy Tourism Threatens Machu Picchu’s Future
One of the world’s most famous historic sites is being threatened by a trash crisis. Machu Picchu is at risk because of the waste left by tourists. The local municipality and community in the area...
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17 December, 2019 - 19:19
3500-Year-Old Minoan Cup Proves Ancients Weren’t Green Either
A disposable Minoan cup forged by the early Mediterranean civilization will be displayed in a “stunning showcase,” which evaporates the cultural myth that ‘single-use’ crockery is a modern creation...
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11 January, 2019 - 22:59
Circular Economy: How the Ancients Pioneered the Idea of Recycling Waste
Maikel Kuijpers / The Conversation The circular economy is typically seen as the progressive alternative to our wasteful linear economy, where raw materials are used to make the products that feed...
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26 May, 2017 - 15:28
Tutankhamun and the Age of Appropriation: Missing Skullcap of the Last Sun King–Part II
The oft-repeated phrase “the Amarna era is shrouded in mystery” could be a thing of the past if only closer scrutiny of key artifacts from Tutankhamun’s tomb are permitted by the authorities...
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6 November, 2016 - 02:51
Upcycling Ancient Beauty – How Precious Stones, Monuments, and Jewels Have Been Re-Used
Sculptures, monuments, jewels, and even floors of churches and palaces… Impressive artifacts, outstanding pieces of art, and treasures which could satisfy even the most demanding person... Many of...
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